Darryl Hammond, American arena football player, Died at 49


Darryl Hammond was born on September 24, 1967, and died on February 19, 2017.

He was an American arena football wide receiver / defensive back in the Arena Football League.

He was ranked in the top 20 in numerous career record books.

Darryl Hammond’s sixteen-year career was currently the longest career in Arena Football League history.

Hammond’s 8,559 receiving yards are sixteenth-most in Arena football history and his 802 receptions rank 10th, and 144 touchdown receptions rank 20th in league history.

Hammond’s 728 career tackles rank second, and his 31 career interceptions are tied for 20th in league history as well.

Hammond’s was named as one of the 25 greatest players in Arena football history on the list compiled in 2012 as part of the league’s 25th-anniversary celebration.

Hammond had a wife Robin and three children: two daughters, Darryn and Sydney, and a son, Todd.

He died from Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Darryl Hammond passed away at 49 years old.